Friends of Anton was created in response to the tragic events of April 5th 2011 in which photojournalist Anton Hammerl died on assignment in Libya. Peter Bouckaert of Human Rights Watch was the first to post an early idea on a Facebook group of international reporters: “Anton’s death, unlike Tim (Hetherington) and Chris (Hondros), leaves behind two young children. I am wondering if we can’t organi[...]
 
 
 
Photographer Bashar Shglila captures life in the Libyan Desert. In the midst of all of the turmoil over there right now, it is beautiful to see the powerful images of Libya and Saharan Life.